Pearl Light Grey

HEX #858583 / RGB (133, 133, 131)

Gray-colored pearl earring

What is Pearl Light Grey Color?

Pearl Light Grey (Hex code: 858583) Thumbnail

Pearl Light Grey color hex code is #858583 and RGB (133, 133, 131). As per HSB/HSV model, the color has a hue of 60°, saturation of 2% and a brightness of 52%. The CMYK values of Pearl Light Grey are C:0 M:0 Y:2 K:48.

Pearl Light Grey color is from the RAL Classic list and is numbered 9022. It can only be used in HTML and CSS with its hex, RGB, HSB or CMYK values.

Please note: RAL colors displayed on the screen are close approximates to the actual color because of the variations in brightness and contrast. The same hold true for these colors printed out on standard printers where the variations in the quality of paper, ink and the device may produce different results.

Pearl Light Grey Color Codes

Hex Code#858583
RGB Values(133, 133, 131)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 2%, 48%)
HSV/HSB Values(60°, 2%, 52%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#7A7A7C [Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)]
Closest Pantone®403 C
Complementary Color#838385 [Old Silver]
Pearl Light Grey Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#848484
Weighted Average (Most Common)#858585
Weighted Average (Luma)#858585
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B9B9B9

Pearl Light Grey Color Palettes

Pearl Light Grey is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 858583. Complementary color is 838385

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pearl Light Grey is Old Silver with the hex code #838385. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #858583 color is offered by #838385. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (858583, 848583 and 858483)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pearl Light Grey (#858583) are Old Silver (#848583) and Old Silver (#858483). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pearl Light Grey with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (858583, 838485 and 848385)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pearl Light Grey (#858583) are #838485 (Old Silver) and #848385 (Old Silver). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (858583, 838585 and 858385)

Triadic Palette

Pearl Light Grey triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #838585 (Old Silver) and #858385 (Old Silver) along with #858583 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (858583, 838585, 838385 and 858383)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pearl Light Grey has four colors - #838585 (Old Silver), #838385 (Old Silver) and #858383 (Old Silver) in addition to the base color (#858583). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (858583, 838584, 838385 and 858384)

Square Palette

Pearl Light Grey square color palette has #838584 (Old Silver), #838385 (Old Silver) and #858384 (Old Silver). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

Pearl Light Grey Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pearl Light Grey rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Pearl Light Grey Color


  • Transparent 9D9D9C#9D9D9C
  • Transparent AAAAA8#AAAAA8
  • Transparent B6B6B5#B6B6B5
  • Transparent C2C2C1#C2C2C1
  • Transparent CECECD#CECECD
  • Transparent DADADA#DADADA
  • Transparent E7E7E6#E7E7E6
  • Transparent F3F3F3#F3F3F3


  • Transparent 848482#848482
  • Transparent 848482#848482
  • Transparent 838382#838382
  • Transparent 838382#838382
  • Transparent 828281#828281
  • Transparent 828281#828281
  • Transparent 818181#818181
  • Transparent 818180#818180


  • Transparent 6A6A69#6A6A69
  • Transparent 5D5D5C#5D5D5C
  • Transparent 50504F#50504F
  • Transparent 434342#434342
  • Transparent 353534#353534
  • Transparent 282827#282827
  • Transparent 1B1B1A#1B1B1A
  • Transparent 0D0D0D#0D0D0D

Pearl Light Grey Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Pearl Light Grey Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Pearl Light Grey Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pearl Light Grey Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pearl Light Grey Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pearl Light Grey Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pearl Light Grey Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pearl Light Grey Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pearl Light Grey Plaid Pattern

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